Charter Oak

The Charter Oak is a gold mine located in Clear Creek county, Colorado at an elevation of 9,570 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Charter Oak  

State:  Colorado

County:  Clear Creek

Elevation: 9,570 Feet (2,917 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.7133, -105.61670

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Satelite image of the Charter Oak

Charter Oak MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Charter Oak
Secondary: Tyone


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Colorado
County: Clear Creek
District: Central City


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

Year: 1940
Time Period: 1923, 38, 40
Mined: 59.050 mt
Material type: ore


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Southern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): REF:MAS,OWNER:JOHNSON MINES,INC

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 63, p 374

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 319